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ACT-IAC White Paper: 5G Capabilities



5G Capabilities: Enabling Services and Innovation in the U.S. Federal Government
Developed by the 5G Working Group, ACT-IAC Networks and Telecommunications Community of Interest
Date Released: June 17, 2020

This whitepaper serves as a foundational tool in the understanding of 5G and use cases within the federal government. It introduces 5G services, concepts, related technologies, and how federal agencies can effectively apply 5G services to advance their missions and enhance citizen services.

5G services has the potential to help government agencies operate more effectively, save money, and improve the lives of American citizens. This potential derives from 5G’s ability to increase the value of government’s information assets, workforce, and citizen services.

This whitepaper reviews the history of 4G LTE, defines 5G, investigates the budget impacts of 5G, and examines use cases across the federal government.

Document Date: 
Jun 17, 2020
Author (organization): 
ACT-IAC Network and Telecommunications Community of Interest
Document type: 
ACT-IAC Report
Emerging Technology
Gov Telecomm
Mobile Technologies